Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Environmental Assessment


Barrachois Wind Farm


This is to advise that on May 23, 2014, Natural Forces Wind Inc. will register the Barrachois Wind Farm for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to construct a 4.0 MW Wind Project in Barrachois, in CBRM, Nova Scotia. This Project consists of two 2.0 MW wind turbines. Construction will commence in the fall 2014 with operation expected by winter 2015.

Minister's Decision

On July 12, 2014 the Minister of Environment released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:32k) concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking in accordance with Section 13(1)b of the Environmental Assessment Regulations, pursuant to Part IV of the Environment Act. The undertaking has been approved subject to a number of conditionsPDF Download Link (PDF:174k).

Project Documents


Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until June 22, 2014.

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public from the Department of Environment and Climate Change library, 2nd floor, 1903 Barrington Street, Suite 2085, Halifax, NS.